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AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 1
2015

AFAR Grantee Conference

The purpose of the annual AFAR Grantee Conference is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among recent AFAR grantees and experts in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology. The 2014 Conference will be held in Santa Barbara, California at Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel from June 1 - 3. The 2015 meeting agenda is being developed and will be posted when it is available. The conference program booklet for 2014 can be downloaded here. 


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Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

May 14
2015

Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

On May 14, 2015 the National Research Council of Italy will be host the expo entitled “Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist.” For more information about this event please visit the National Research Council of Italy’s website here. Nutrition is a key ingredient to living a healthier, longer life.  Visit our educational resource, InfoAging.org for best nutrition practices to promote healthy aging, carefully edited by AFAR experts.


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David McCandless on Information Design

Apr 7
2015

David McCandless on Information Design

TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015 6:30 - 8:00 PM PRATT INSTITUTE MANHATTAN CAMPUS | ROOM 213 144 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10011 How can information design convey complex topics such as aging research? Through his popular books and groundbreaking TED Talk on the beauty of data visualization, David McCandless has transformed the creative landscape for information design and visual storytelling. His information design work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Guardian, Wired, and Die Zeit, and has also been showcased at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Wellcome Trust gallery in London, and at the Tate Britain. In this exclusive New York City…


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Partner Event: The Long Life: Genius or Nightmare

Mar 1
2015

Partner Event: The Long Life: Genius or Nightmare

92nd Street Y Lexington Avenue at 92nd St, NY, NY Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 PM This Sunday AFAR experts Dr. James Kirkland, Dr. Jay Olshansky, and Dr. David Sinclair have been invited to participate in a unique dialogue as part of the 7 Days of Genius series at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan.   AFAR is able to offer our supporters the opportunity to attend for FREE.   RSVP here using the promo code VITA   Moderated by Dr. Olshansky, the dialogue will pair Dr Kirkland and Dr. Sinclair with Dr. Ezekiel Emmanuel, whose essay "Why I Hope…


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Roundtable Discussion: Care in the Aging Era: Preparing for the Financial, Social and Family Responsibilities

Nov 12
2014

Roundtable Discussion: Care in the Aging Era: Preparing for the Financial, Social and Family Responsibilities

Join financial, scientific and policy experts for an intimate conversation about the changing care needs brought on by the 21st-century aging shift.  At a time when Alzheimer's is on the rise and traditional retirement is becoming a thing of the past, tools to ensure financial preparedness and supportive workplace initiatives will be critical for personal and societal success.     Moderated by AFAR Board Member and Executive Director of the Global Coalition on Aging, Michael W. Hodin, PhD, this roundtable will explore ways to prepare for the care of our loved ones and ourselves and share…


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